The cheapest trains from Manchester to Blackburn

Showing times and prices for 28 Nov

Cheapest

£13

Average

£16

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Manchester to Blackburn will cost around £ 16 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 13.

Cheapest
11:00Manchester Oxford Road1h30 12:30Blackburn
1 changes
£131One-way
08:56Manchester Oxford Road1h36 10:32Blackburn
1 changes
£181One-way
09:57Manchester Oxford Road1h33 11:30Blackburn
1 changes
£181One-way

Timetable Manchester to Blackburn

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08:56Manchester Oxford Road1h36 10:32Blackburn
0 changes
09:57Manchester Oxford Road1h33 11:30Blackburn
0 changes
11:00Manchester Oxford Road1h30 12:30Blackburn
0 changes

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The fastest trains from Manchester to Blackburn

Showing times and prices for 28 Nov

Fastest Journey

1 h 30 m

Average

1 h 33 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

34 km

It's difficult to get from Manchester to Blackburn without changing at least once.

Fastest
11:00Manchester Oxford Road1h30 12:30Blackburn
1 changes
£131One-way
09:57Manchester Oxford Road1h33 11:30Blackburn
1 changes
£181One-way
08:56Manchester Oxford Road1h36 10:32Blackburn
1 changes
£181One-way

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Trains from Manchester to Blackburn

Trains from Manchester to Blackburn depart from Manchester Victoria Station, the city's northern transport hub and a 10 minute walk or 2 minute bus journey for the city centre. Journey time on this route is approximately 1 hour. Trains run regularly from Manchester to Blackburn from early morning until late at night with 1 or 2 services per hour. Trains arrive at Blackburn Railway Station which is located in the very centre of the town, a short walk from the bus and coach station, making onward travel to your final destination simple.

Travel Tips

Trains from Manchester to Blackburn
Travel by train to Blackburn easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Manchester to Blackburn.
FAQs
What is the cost of cheap trains to Blackburn from Manchester?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Blackburn from Manchester for the next 7 days starting from £8  one way.
What is the average cost of a train from Manchester to Blackburn?
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Manchester to Blackburn train price to come in at an average of £9  one way.
What is the distance from Manchester to Blackburn via train?
The train distance from Manchester to Blackburn is around 21 miles (34 km).
How long is the train from Manchester to Blackburn?
On average the train from Manchester to Blackburn duration is 51 min  for the 21 miles (34 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Manchester to Blackburn do I depart from? Which Blackburn train station from Manchester do I arrive in?

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Manchester Piccadilly   and arrive in Blackburn.

Where is the Manchester train station located? Where is the Blackburn train station located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Blackburn and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city centre in Blackburn.

Which train providers can get me from Manchester to Blackburn?
For the trip from Manchester to Blackburn you can take a train with Northern Rail. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Blackburn from Manchester on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many train services per day are there between Manchester and Blackburn?
The average number of trains departing Manchester for Blackburn is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
How early should I purchase Manchester to Blackburn train tickets to get the best deals?
If you purchase Manchester to Blackburn train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £9. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Manchester and Blackburn. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester
Blackburn
The major railway station for departures from Manchester is Manchester Piccadilly. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Manchester Piccadilly for your trip between Manchester and Blackburn.
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WifiWifi
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ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Public transport options for Manchester Piccadilly
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales